Study: Financial news consumption rises, readers want recovery information

U.S. investors are consuming more financial news and are eager for more positive news related to how businesses are planning to recover from the economic disruption of the pandemic, according to a survey released Monday. The majority of survey respondents (56%) agreed or strongly agreed that they want to see and read more stories about […]

Ex-Ars Technica reporter convicted of soliciting sex from minors

A former reporter for Conde Nast-owned Ars Technica was convicted of trying to engage in sex with minors and faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison, reports Keith Kelly of the New York Post. Kelly reports, “Peter Bright, 39, a tech reporter and editor for Ars Technica, was arrested in a public park […]

Coverage: Boeing replaces CEO

Boeing has fired its chief executive Dennis Muilenburg, replacing him with chairman David Calhoun to take over in two weeks. Cathy Bussewitz and David Koenig reported the news for the AP: Boeing ousted CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Monday with no end in sight to the crisis that has engulfed the vaunted American aircraft manufacturer since […]

Talking Biz News Today — August 15, 2019

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: Associated Press The bond market smells recession as global stress rises, by Stan Choe Virgin Galactic unveiling mission control for space tourism, by Susan Montoya Bryan Bloomberg Maersk Beats Profit Forecasts But Warns of Uncertainty, by Christian Wienberg Someone’s Betting Big on an S&P 500 Rebound as Sell-Off […]

Gannett, GateHouse tie the knot in $1.4B deal

Two of the largest print media companies in the United States have agreed to merge in a deal valued at $1.4 billion. AP’s Tali Arbel had the news: Two of the largest U.S. newspaper companies have agreed to combine for roughly $1.4 billion, creating a new industry giant that hopes to manage the crisis of […]

Talking Biz News Today — August 5, 2019

Some of Monday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Labor union, airport avert midnight London Heathrow strike, by Danica Kirka Manufacturing woes weigh on eurozone economy, by Pan Pylas Bloomberg China Hits Back at Trump by Weakening Yuan, Halting Crop Imports, by Malcolm Scott, Kevin Hamlin, Tian Chen Bitcoin Surges Past $11,000 as Cryptos Rally […]

Talking Biz News Today — August 2, 2019

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: Associated Press US is thought to have added a solid 163,000 jobs in July, Josh Boak FBI: Delivery drivers involved in Amazon theft ring, by Gene Johnson Axios Apple suspends program in which humans review users’ Siri queries, by Ina Fried Americans divided over threats from climate change, […]

Talking Biz News Today — August 1, 2019

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Once a shrine to a retailer’s brand, ‘flagships’ lose luster, by Anne D’Innocenzio Expert wins settlement in whistleblower case against Cisco, by Frank Bajak Fortune London Stock Exchange Places $27 Billion Bet on a Data-Driven Future, by Viren Vaghela Trump Offered Putin U.S. Help Fighting Wildfires, […]

Talking Biz News Today — July 31, 2019

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Richer US households fueling a hot job sector: ‘wealth work’, by Christopher Rugaber Health chief says Trump working on prescription import plan, by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar CNN Stock buybacks are reaching dangerous levels, by Matt Egan Under Armour is struggling against Nike and Adidas in the United […]

Talking Biz News Today — July 30, 2019

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press US, China revive trade talks with low hopes for progress, Joe McDonald Pfizer, Mylan strengthen ties, create new company, by Linda A. Johnson CNN Brexit is becoming the nightmare business has long feared, by Julia Horowitz Huawei sales grow 23% despite US restrictions on its business, […]